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45m Updated New details emerge in US destroyer collision investigation
CNN
Five of the seven Navy sailors who died aboard the USS Fitzgerald when it collided with a cargo ship off the east coast of Japan may have been almost instantly "incapacitated" and died quickly, according to a very preliminary Navy analysis, a defense official told CNN.
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47m Updated Sniper hits ISIS target from over 2 miles away
CNN
A Canadian special operations sniper successfully hit an ISIS fighter from a record-breaking distance of more than two miles away while assisting Iraqi forces in the push to retake Mosul, according to Canadian Special Operations Command.
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1h London fire victims receive mixed welcome at luxury complex
CNN
Families made homeless by the Grenfell Tower fire are to be rehoused in new, affordable apartments right next door to luxury private homes in one of the most exclusive -- and expensive -- parts of London.
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May to Allow EU Citizens to Stay in U.K. Post-Brexit1h 11m Updated May to Allow EU Citizens to Stay in U.K. Post-Brexit
The Wall Street Journal
All European Union citizens currently in Britain would have a pathway to apply for permanent residency under an offer British Prime Minister Theresa May outlined to her EU counterparts.
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Arab States Demand Qatar Close Al Jazeera, Shutter Turkish Base1h 22m Updated Arab States Demand Qatar Close Al Jazeera, Shutter Turkish Base
The Wall Street Journal
Saudi Arabia and other Arab states have called on Qatar to shut down state broadcaster Al Jazeera and close a Turkish military base in the Persian Gulf state, according to a draft list of demands offered up to end a diplomatic spat.
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1h 45m Updated Russian warships fire missiles at ISIS In Syria
CNN
Russian warships fired six missiles on ISIS targets in Syria on Friday, according to state media.
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North Korea denies torturing detained US student2h North Korea denies torturing detained US student
Sky News
North Korea has denied torturing a US student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.
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2h Why neither North Korea nor US want all-out war
CNN
It's been a tense six months on the Korean Peninsula and many North Korea watchers believe the situation is dangerous.
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Mosul Seeks to Expel Families of Islamic State Members2h Updated Mosul Seeks to Expel Families of Islamic State Members
The Wall Street Journal
Local governments in northern Iraq are seeking to punish the families of Islamic State members, in defiance of warnings by the nation’s leader that the policy will further fragment the country as it emerges from years of war.
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In South Korea, Confidante of Ousted President Gets 3 Years in Prison2h In South Korea, Confidante of Ousted President Gets 3 Years in Prison
The New York Times
Choi Soon-sil, a secretive adviser to former President Park Geun-hye, was sentenced on charges of abusing her influence to get her daughter into a prestigious university.
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3h Updated Prime Minister May offer: EU citizens can stay in UK
CNN
In a Brexit divorce deal offering, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said European Union citizens would be allowed to stay in the United Kingdom after the country leaves the EU.
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Trump picks billionaire as ambassador to UK4h Trump picks billionaire as ambassador to UK
Sky News
Donald Trump has confirmed he will nominate billionaire businessman Woody Johnson as US ambassador to the UK.
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4h One week. 52 senators. Can Mitch McConnell get it done?
CNN
The math isn't there yet for Mitch McConnell.
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4h Updated Why neither North Korea nor the United States want all-out war
CNN
It's been a tense six months on the Korean Peninsula and many North Korea watchers believe the situation is dangerous.
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4h Trump just led everyone on a 40-day wild goose chase
CNN
This is a master of innuendo at work -- President Donald Trump never actually CLAIMED there were tapes of his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey.
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4h Mummy DNA may shake up Egyptian history
CNN
Ancient Egyptians and their modern counterparts share less in common than you might think. That is, at least genetically, a team of scientists have found.
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5h Updated What do young Indians think of Donald Trump?
CNN
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet US President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday.
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5h Incoming Hong Kong leader defers to China on missing booksellers
CNN
The detention of Hong Kong booksellers in China is not an issue the city's government should take up, its incoming leader said Thursday.
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5h Updated Virginia man charged with espionage
ABC News
Kevin Patrick Mallory, 60, was arrested and charged Thursday.
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Dozens of Afghans Killed in Blast as Taliban Advance in Helmand Province6h Updated Dozens of Afghans Killed in Blast as Taliban Advance in Helmand Province
The Wall Street Journal
A car bomb killed 34 people in the southern Afghanistan city of Lashkar Gah, the latest attack in Helmand province where Taliban militants are closing in on the provincial capital.
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Xi Jinping Is Set for a Big Gamble With China’s Carbon Trading Market6h Xi Jinping Is Set for a Big Gamble With China’s Carbon Trading Market
The New York Times
A carbon trading program is shaping up as a big policy retort to President Trump’s decision to quit the Paris accord. But getting local industries on board will be a challenge.
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Depp jokes about assassinating President Trump6h Depp jokes about assassinating President Trump
Sky News
Johnny Depp has joked about assassinating President Donald Trump while appearing on stage at the Glastonbury Festival.
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7h US-Japan missile interception test fails
CNN
A US and Japanese missile test conducted in Hawaii missed its target, but both militaries stopped short of calling it a failure.
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7h Video Refutes ISIS Claim That U.S. Blew Up Mosque
The New York Times
Al Nuri Grand Mosque, in Mosul, Iraq, was blown up on Wednesday. The Islamic State said a U.S. airstrike destroyed it. But surveillance footage shows that the building appeared to be packed with explosives and not hit by an air strike.
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U.S. Suspends Beef Imports From Brazil7h U.S. Suspends Beef Imports From Brazil
The New York Times
The decision by the Department of Agriculture, citing safety concerns, is a blow to Brazil’s meat industry, which is reeling from bribery accusations.
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U.K. Warns of Risks to More High-Rises8h U.K. Warns of Risks to More High-Rises
The Wall Street Journal
The U.K. government said Thursday it had identified about 600 publicly owned residential towers that had installed some form of cladding, the same material used for Grenfell Tower, the site of the deadly disaster.
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Mexican President Says Government Acquired Spyware but He Denies Misuse8h Mexican President Says Government Acquired Spyware but He Denies Misuse
The New York Times
President Enrique Peña Nieto acknowledged that his government had purchased sophisticated spyware from Israel but he denied ordering surveillance of his critics.
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A Homeless ‘Safe Space’ Challenges Australia’s Power Brokers8h A Homeless ‘Safe Space’ Challenges Australia’s Power Brokers
The New York Times
In downtown Sydney, opposite the Reserve Bank of Australia, the needy and outraged gather in an unsanctioned shelter to sleep, cook, read and question inequality.
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U.S. Sends Civilian Team to Syria to Help the Displaced Return Home9h U.S. Sends Civilian Team to Syria to Help the Displaced Return Home
The New York Times
The team is intended to stabilize recaptured areas, and it consists of only seven members, raising questions about whether it can be effective.
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U.N. Asks International Court to Weigh In on Britain-Mauritius Dispute9h U.N. Asks International Court to Weigh In on Britain-Mauritius Dispute
The New York Times
In a blow to Britain, the General Assembly voted to refer London’s territorial dispute with a former colony to the International Court of Justice.
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Fears Grow That U.S. Is Inching Toward Bigger Role in Syria War9h Fears Grow That U.S. Is Inching Toward Bigger Role in Syria War
The New York Times
Recently the United States has shot down a Syrian warplane, came close to shooting another and downed two Iranian-made drones that were nearing American-backed troops.
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Militaries Huddle to Head Off Islamic State in Southeast Asia10h Updated Militaries Huddle to Head Off Islamic State in Southeast Asia
The Wall Street Journal
Three Southeast Asian nations pushed for better counterterrorism coordination amid a battle between government troops and Islamic State-aligned militants in the southern Philippines.
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10h Former US government worker charged with giving top-secret info to China
CNN
The Justice Department announced Thursday that it had arrested and charged a former US government employee for sharing top-secret information with a Chinese government agent.
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11h Updated Trudeau on Trump: ‘He Actually Does Listen’
The New York Times
The Canadian prime minister spoke about President Trump, Twitter and Nafta at an event in Toronto organized by The New York Times and the Rotman School of Management of the University of Toronto.
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EU Leaders Reach Political Deal on Russian Sanctions11h EU Leaders Reach Political Deal on Russian Sanctions
The Wall Street Journal
European Union leaders reached a political deal Thursday to extend the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russia by a further six months.
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11h Updated Donald Trump: I did not make recordings of Comey
CNN
President Donald Trump did not record his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey, he tweeted on Thursday, ending weeks of speculation kick-started by the President himself.
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11h How North Korea Deals With American Prisoners
The New York Times
At least 16 Americans have been arrested in North Korea since 1996. Each situation is unique, but there are common threads when it comes to how and when they take Americans into custody.
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11h Former nurse suspected of killing up to 60 children
ABC News
Former Texas nurse, who is suspected of killing up to 60 children, has been charged with murder.
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12h Updated WATCH: New video in Philando Castile case shows child begging mother to calm down after shooting
ABC News
Newly released video in the Philando Castile case shows an emotional exchange between Castile's girlfriend and her then-4-year-old daughter moments after his shooting in July 2016.
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12h New Iran Deals for Airbus Jets Increase Pressure on Trump
The New York Times
The agreements, for 73 aircraft, suggest an industry bet that the Trump administration will not block such transactions despite its hostility toward Iran.
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12h Updated Source: Republican Party lacks votes to pass health bill
CNN
Four conservative Republican senators announced Thursday that they opposed the current version of GOP Senate leadership's health care bill as written.
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EU Leaders Reach Political on Russian Sanctions12h EU Leaders Reach Political on Russian Sanctions
The Wall Street Journal
European Union leaders reached a political deal Thursday to extend the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russia by a further six months.
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13h Updated Man who allegedly wanted to join ISIS arrested at JFK Airport
ABC News
A 30-year-old New York City man was arrested Wednesday at John F. Kennedy Airport after the FBI alleged that he was planning to travel to Syria to join ISIS.
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13h Updated Russian jet came within 5 feet of US plane
ABC News
The incident occurred Monday morning.
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13h Ghana Court Rejects Resettlement of Guantánamo Bay Detainees
The New York Times
The Supreme Court justices ruled that Ghana’s government erred in approving the transfer of two Yemeni detainees.
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14h Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose protections
Sky News
Grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park are set to lose their endangered species protection after US officials ruled the population is no longer threatened.
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PM offers deal to let EU citizens stay in UK14h PM offers deal to let EU citizens stay in UK
Sky News
Theresa May has promised EU citizens living legally in the UK will be allowed to stay after Brexit.
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Hungry hackers stole from CIA vending machines14h Hungry hackers stole from CIA vending machines
Sky News
The CIA has admitted it was penetrated by an insider network - of hi-tech snack thieves.
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15h Updated Prince Harry: No royal wants to be king or queen
CNN
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for over 65 years, but according to Prince Harry few in the royal family envy her, despite sharing her sense of duty.
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More Tempt Fate Every Day on Migrants’ ‘Deadliest Route’15h Updated More Tempt Fate Every Day on Migrants’ ‘Deadliest Route’
The New York Times
The grim fates of two Senegalese brothers match those of a growing number of young African men who are determined to reach Europe — or die trying.
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15h WATCH: Alleged road rage triggers massive crash in California
ABC News
An apparent case of road rage triggered a horrifying chain-reaction crash in Santa Clarita, California. At least one person was injured in the incident.
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Theresa May to Woo EU Leaders With Rights for Citizens15h Theresa May to Woo EU Leaders With Rights for Citizens
The Wall Street Journal
British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out proposals for the future of European Union citizens living in the U.K. after it leaves the bloc, kicking off potentially thorny discussions that will be an early measure of her ability to negotiate.
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15h Updated Emma Watson leaves books around Paris
CNN
Emma Watson famously played a princess on the big screen, but in real life she's a fairy -- a book fairy, to be exact.
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U.K. Warns Cladding From Tower Fire on Hundreds of Buildings15h Updated U.K. Warns Cladding From Tower Fire on Hundreds of Buildings
The Wall Street Journal
The U.K. government said Thursday it had identified about 600 publicly owned residential towers that had installed some form of cladding and authorities are running tests on those building to determine how many used the same material as Grenfell Tower, the site of the disaster that killed at least 79.
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Mixed Portrait Emerges of Man Charged in Stabbing of Officer15h Mixed Portrait Emerges of Man Charged in Stabbing of Officer
The New York Times
The accused attacker is a married father of three described by his landlord in Montreal as never causing any problems.
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Who Wants to be King? No One, Prince Harry Says16h Who Wants to be King? No One, Prince Harry Says
The New York Times
The 32-year old prince said in an interview with Newsweek that members of the royal family would be fulfilling their duties, rather than their desires, as Queen Elizabeth’s successors.
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16h Updated Senate health bill met with protests, mixed reactions
ABC News
President Trump said that "it's going to be very good."
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16h Ryan backs Russia sanctions; Dems say GOP delay for Trump
ABC News
House Speaker Paul Ryan is expressing support for a popular bill to hit Iran and Russia with sanctions
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16h Updated Jurors in Bergdahl case will be quizzed about Trump
ABC News
The president regularly referred to the sergeant as a "traitor."
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16h Facebook CEO on having civil debates
CNN
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says, "there need to be organizations in the world that stand for, not just helping people connect, but really bringing the world closer together."
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16h Updated American student who died after release from North Korea mourned at funeral
ABC News
Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died days after North Korea released him from prison, was laid to rest in his hometown of Cincinnati.
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After London Fire, Cladding on 600 High Rises Is Being Tested16h Updated After London Fire, Cladding on 600 High Rises Is Being Tested
The New York Times
Safety checks after the deadly blaze at the 24-story Grenfell Tower have so far found seven other buildings clad in potentially combustible materials.
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Intense fighting in Mosul as IS gets desperate16h Intense fighting in Mosul as IS gets desperate
Sky News
Dramatic footage has emerged of Iraqi forces battling with Islamic State fighters in the Old City of Mosul.
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Trump says he did not tape Comey meetings16h Trump says he did not tape Comey meetings
Sky News
Donald Trump says he did not secretly record his conversations with ex-FBI Director James Comey.
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Church of England ‘Colluded’ With Bishop to Hide Sex Abuse, Report Says17h Church of England ‘Colluded’ With Bishop to Hide Sex Abuse, Report Says
The New York Times
A new report accuses a former archbishop of Canterbury of helping a former bishop, Peter Ball, cover up his assaults on young men and boys over a 15-year period.
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17h Updated WATCH: Police rescue dog stuck in hot car at shopping center
ABC News
Officers from the Auburn, Massachusetts, police department and animal control located and safely removed the dog from a car, where the temperature reached 120 degrees.
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17h Lawmakers react to Senate GOP health care bill
ABC News
President Trump said that "it's going to be very good."
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Wheels: BMW and Volkswagen Try to Beat Apple and Google at Their Own Game17h Wheels: BMW and Volkswagen Try to Beat Apple and Google at Their Own Game
The New York Times
European carmakers and suppliers are trying to build the computing capacity they will need as vehicles digitize and become driverless.
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Wheels: New Technologies Prompt Carmakers to Build Big-Data Skills17h Wheels: New Technologies Prompt Carmakers to Build Big-Data Skills
The New York Times
BMW is building a data processing center and Volkswagen is getting into quantum computing, all with the hope of beating Apple and Google at their game.
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17h Russian diplomat: Probable that ISIS leader killed in May
ABC News
A senior Russian diplomat says the head of the Islamic State most likely was killed in a Russian airstrike
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18h Updated Trump talks immigration reform, border wall at Iowa rally
ABC News
Also, the president sent his well wishes to Rep. Steve Scalise.
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18h Schoolboys don skirts in protest
CNN
As a record-breaking heat wave grips Britain, some teenage boys are protesting their school's "no shorts" policy by donning skirts instead.
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Briton dies on mountain hike in 45C desert heat18h Briton dies on mountain hike in 45C desert heat
Sky News
A British man has died while hiking down a mountain in the United Arab Emirates in 45C desert heat.
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18h Updated WATCH: 3 panda cubs born in China
ABC News
Panda research center in China welcomes three male baby panda cubs, including a set of twins. All are in good condition.
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18h Updated WATCH: Police officer saves toddler from getting hit by a car
ABC News
A police officer in China risks his life to save a toddler running in the middle of the road, avoiding a possibly fatal accident.
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Qatar Airways eyes 10% of American Airlines18h Qatar Airways eyes 10% of American Airlines
Sky News
Qatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10% stake in American Airlines, according to a securities filing.
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18h Updated American student who died after release from North Korea to be laid to rest
ABC News
Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died days after North Korea released him from prison in a coma, will be laid to rest in his hometown of Cincinnati today.
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Belgium Holds, Releases Four in Terror Probe19h Belgium Holds, Releases Four in Terror Probe
The Wall Street Journal
Belgian federal prosecutors said four people who had been taken into custody for questioning as part of a probe into the attempted terrorist attack at Brussels’ main train station earlier this week were released.
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The Saudi Shake-Up Has One Goal: Drag the Country Into Modern Era19h Updated The Saudi Shake-Up Has One Goal: Drag the Country Into Modern Era
The Wall Street Journal
The elevation of Mohammed bin Salman is a bet he can pull off a radical financial and economic transformation.
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Saudi Firms Use Turkey for Qatar-Bound Shipments19h Updated Saudi Firms Use Turkey for Qatar-Bound Shipments
The Wall Street Journal
Several Saudi companies are finalizing plans with Turkish logistics companies to transport cargoes to Qatar, an arrangement that illustrates how profits are being made even as diplomatic relations in the region continue to simmer.
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19h Updated Supreme Court limits ability to strip citizenship
ABC News
The Supreme Court has limited the government's ability to strip U.S. citizenship from immigrants for lying during the naturalization process
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19h Man charged after threatening Ohio congressman
ABC News
An Ohio man has been charged with threatening to "assault, kidnap or murder a United States official" after leaving several voicemail messages with Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers' office
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No Swimming! Rome Braces for Summer of Tourists at Its Fountains19h No Swimming! Rome Braces for Summer of Tourists at Its Fountains
The New York Times
Already this year, stiff fines have failed to stop fountain-bathing in warm weather, and now the police who protect the Trevi Fountain, backed by a strict ordinance, have more officers on duty.
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19h Updated Taliban claim car bomb that killed 30
CNN
At least 30 people were killed Thursday in a car bomb attack outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, officials said.
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U.K. Warns Cladding From Tower Fire on Hundreds More Buildings19h U.K. Warns Cladding From Tower Fire on Hundreds More Buildings
The Wall Street Journal
The U.K. government said Thursday it had identified about 600 publicly owned residential towers that had installed some form of cladding and authorities are running tests on those building to determine how many used the same material as Grenfell Tower, the site of the disaster that killed at least 79.
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20h Floating fire ants warning as Storm Cindy hits
Sky News
People in the southern US have been warned to avoid rafts of potentially deadly fire ants in floodwaters after a tropical storm swept in.
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Belgium Holds Four for Questioning in Terror Probe20h Updated Belgium Holds Four for Questioning in Terror Probe
The Wall Street Journal
Belgian federal prosecutors said four people were taken into custody for questioning as part of a probe into the attempted terrorist attack at Brussels’ main train station earlier this week.
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Europe Dismantles Ukraine’s ‘Paper Curtain’20h Europe Dismantles Ukraine’s ‘Paper Curtain’
The New York Times
By waiving visa requirements, European countries opened the door to 45 million potential vacationers, though few Ukrainians can afford to travel abroad.
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20h Updated FBI: US airport stabbing may be terrorism
CNN
A Canadian man yelled "Allahu akbar" before he allegedly stabbed a police officer at the Flint, Michigan, airport in what the FBI is investigating as a terrorist act, officials said.
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20h Afghan Bombing Kills Dozens of Workers Lined Up for Pay
The New York Times
A suicide car bomber drove into a crowd in Lashkar Gah, detonating a blast so forceful that some victims were blown into a nearby river, officials said.
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Japan Wants Tourists, Except Those in Mario Costumes Driving Go-Karts21h Updated Japan Wants Tourists, Except Those in Mario Costumes Driving Go-Karts
The Wall Street Journal
Tours inspired by Nintendo’s bestselling video games are taking over the streets of Tokyo, creating headaches for locals grappling with the tacky side of a tourism boom; “They really are a nuisance.”
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Predicting the Next Pandemic: It Will Likely Be From Bats21h Updated Predicting the Next Pandemic: It Will Likely Be From Bats
The Wall Street Journal
Researchers analyzed a database of wildlife species and viruses known to infect mammals and people in order to try to pinpoint where and how future pandemics might erupt. A likely culprit are bats.
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Imagine: EU chief channels Lennon on Brexit21h Imagine: EU chief channels Lennon on Brexit
Sky News
The President of the European Council is channelling John Lennon with his views on Brexit.
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21h Luxury hotel yachts at sea
CNN
Luxury hotels are always looking for ways to outdo each other, from death-defying infinity pools to custom lobby fragrances. But Ritz-Carlton has taken a slightly different approach by branching out into the luxury yacht business.
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22h Updated 2 Cosby holdouts prevented guilty verdict, juror says
ABC News
A juror in the Cosby trial spoke exclusively to ABC News.
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Stolen British supercars shipped to Thailand22h Stolen British supercars shipped to Thailand
Sky News
More than 120 supercars were seized as authorities dismantled an elaborate tax avoidance scam in Britain and Thailand.
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22h Updated Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana
ABC News
As a result of strong winds, the storm had already claimed one life in Alabama.
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22h Updated Afghan Bombing Hits Workers Lined Up for Pay, Killing Over 20
The New York Times
A suicide car bomber drove into a crowd in Lashkar Gah, detonating so forcefully that some victims were blown into a nearby river, officials said.
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23h Police want a New Mexico treasure hunt to end after 2 deaths
ABC News
New Mexico State Police call for millionaire Forrest Fenn to end the search for his treasure that has resulted in two deaths.
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23h Updated Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared
ABC News
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is urging that any protests in the city be peaceful after a jury acquitted a former police officer in the shooting death of a black man last August
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23h US emphasizes concerns over North Korea
CNN
Two top Trump administration officials insisted Wednesday that the United States and China share a common understanding about the threat posed by North Korea, one day after President Donald Trump tweeted that a Chinese attempt to bring the regime in line "has not worked out."
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23h Senator breastfeeds as she talks to Parliament
CNN
This is the moment senator Larissa Waters breastfed her baby daughter while putting forward a motion in Australia's Parliament.
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23h Intel chiefs: Trump suggested we refute Russia collusion
CNN
Two of the nation's top intelligence officials told Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team and Senate investigators, in separate meetings last week, that President Donald Trump suggested they say publicly there was no collusion between his campaign and the Russians, according to multiple sources.
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China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute23h Updated China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute
The New York Times
The public sign of discord is highly unusual for the two Communist neighbors, and it comes as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the South China Sea.
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24h Trump visit to UK is still on, Boris Johnson insists
CNN
US President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain will go ahead, according to Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, despite its omission from the Queen's Speech.
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24h Updated WATCH: Giant shelf cloud moves across New Jersey sky
ABC News
Time-lapse video shows a giant shelf cloud moving across the sky above southern New Jersey.
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25h Updated The Interpreter: Canada’s Trump Strategy: Go Around Him
The New York Times
The Trudeau government appears to be bypassing the Trump administration, taking its business directly to mayors, governors and Congress.
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25h Updated Police officer stabbed at US airport
CNN
A police officer was stabbed Wednesday at a Flint, Michigan airport, and the suspect is in custody, according to authorities.
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Britain Entertains Fantasies on Brexit26h Updated Britain Entertains Fantasies on Brexit
The Wall Street Journal
Even after Brexit talks began this week with an immediate capitulation by the U.K. government that revealed its lack of leverage, an air of unreality remains in the government how Brexit will happen, Simon Nixon writes.
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Trump touts plan for solar-panelled Mexico wall26h Trump touts plan for solar-panelled Mexico wall
Sky News
Donald Trump has said he is considering covering his controversial Mexican border wall with solar panels so it "pays for itself".
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26h Updated Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame
CNN
Dennis Rodman's role as self-appointed goodwill ambassador to North Korea is not earning him rave reviews.
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German Exports to Asia Surge, Calming Nerves Over Protectionist Backlash26h Updated German Exports to Asia Surge, Calming Nerves Over Protectionist Backlash
The Wall Street Journal
German exports to Asia are rising strongly this year in a trend that could mitigate the risks to Europe’s largest economy should U.S. President Donald Trump make good on his protectionist promises.
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Orangutans and raccoons seized at border27h Orangutans and raccoons seized at border
Sky News
A man smuggling two baby orangutans, 51 tortoises and six raccoons has been arrested at the Malaysian border.
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Islamic State Militants Blow Up Historic Mosque in Mosul27h Updated Islamic State Militants Blow Up Historic Mosque in Mosul
The Wall Street Journal
Islamic State militants bombed the historic Nouri Grand Mosque in Mosul late Wednesday, Iraq’s military said, destroying the site where Islamic State’s leader first announced the creation of a self-declared caliphate straddling Iraq and Syria.
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Blogger killed by exploding cream dispenser28h Blogger killed by exploding cream dispenser
Sky News
A well-known lifestyle blogger in France has been killed by an exploding whipped cream dispenser, her family has said.
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28h Taliban releases second video purporting to show US, Australian hostages
CNN
The Taliban has released new video purporting to show two Westerners who were kidnapped in Afghanistan last year.
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Islamic State-Linked Militants Storm New Village in Philippines28h Updated Islamic State-Linked Militants Storm New Village in Philippines
The Wall Street Journal
Militants aligned with Islamic State attacked a village and fought with security forces in the southern Philippines, spreading a bloody conflict about 50 miles south of where government forces have been battling Islamist insurgents for more than a month.
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29h US emphasizes shared concerns with China over North Korea
CNN
Two top Trump administration officials insisted Wednesday that the United States and China share a common understanding about the threat posed by North Korea, one day after President Donald Trump tweeted that a Chinese attempt to bring the regime in line "has not worked out."
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